|AFRS Jubilee W W-2 Radio Show Collection - AFRS-Jubilee|
Relatively early in the career of the Armed Forces Radio Service the Jubilee show began being recorded. Jubilee was directed at Black Troops, but the content was high quality jazz that would have been enjoyed by servicemen of any race. The program stated that it was for the Fighting Men of the United Nations. American Troops were getting to know the people and lands where they were serving, Jubilee saw itself as a chance for these people to get to know America...
Keywords: Delta Rhythm Boys; Lucky Millander; Jimmie Noone; Butterfly McQueen; Ida James; Sister Rosetta Tharpe; Erskine Hawkins Orch; Lena Horne; Nat King Cole; Louis Jordan; Joe Turner; -Louis Armstrong; Art Tatum; Fats Waller; Mills Brothers; Thelma Middleton; Barney Bigard; Duke Ellington; Bob Crosby; Andy Kirk; Dorothy Donnigan; Jimmie Lunceford; Page Cavanaugh; Harry James; Woody Herman; Stan Kenton; Martha Tilton; June Christy; Count Basie